STATE DEMOCRATS REQUEST FEDERAL ELECTION OBSERVERS FOR HATTIESBURG MAYORAL ELECTION

JACKSON–At the request of Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree’s campaign, the Mississippi Democratic Party has sent an official request to U.S. Attorney General, Eric Holder, for the Department of Justice to observe the conduct of Hattiesburg’s September 24th special election. Rickey … Continue reading

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Eight Candidates Running for Mayor of Meridian

Amongst list of candidates for Mayor of Meridian is Percy Bland. Bland would have been the first African-American mayor of Meridian, but was narrowly defeated by current mayor, Cheri Barry in 2009. 2013 Candidates for Mayor of Meridian, Mississippi: Cheri … Continue reading

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14 Running for Mayor of Jackson

By: Brian Eason, Clarion Ledger Full Article Spring is in the air, and a whole crop of new faces is running for local elected office. More than a dozen candidates have filed qualifying papers to run for mayor of Jackson, … Continue reading

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In Mississippi, death of politician Marco McMillian stirs old civil-rights fears

In Mississippi, death of politician Marco McMillian stirs old civil-rights fears http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/in-mississippi-death-of-politician-marco-mcmillian-stirs-old-civil-rights-fears/2013/03/08/5c75cfa4-8762-11e2-9d71-f0feafdd1394_story.html By Anne Hull, Published: March 8 In Clarksdale, Miss. — When Marco McMillian decided to move back to his home town and run for mayor, the 33-year-old aspiring candidate knew he … Continue reading

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Candidate for Mayor of Jackson, Regina Quinn “successfully addressed a business challenge” by Filing Bankruptcy Twice

Below is a press release from the Regina Quinn for Mayor Campaign.  The statement is in response to a recent article where Quinn attempted to defend filing two bankruptcies in the past 17 years. Read full article here. It should be … Continue reading

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